We are Shipping Microscopes!!! And need Up-to-Date Shipping Addresses!
Hi everyone fantastic news!
The second batch is ready to go out! So please let me know if you have a new address, otherwise it'll go to the wrong place.... Read more
Good News Everybody!
I know it's been a while since the last official update (I've mostly been posting in the comment section), but I wanted to provide an update when I had clear... Read more
We've been shipping out microscopes and they're on the way. So here's the link for the tutorial that teaches you how to use it. It's not very complicated or hard... Read more
A delay and a shipment
So since the last update, I've been working non-stop and I've been able to get about ~90 microscopes produced.
Unfortunately I finished just past the delivery cut-off for... Read more
Long awaited Update!
So this is a short but sweet update. The project is overall about 90% complete in terms of the work that's still necessary (I don't have 90% of... Read more
So yeah, that's the gist of it. Building as fast and furious as possible:
So yeah, I'll be picking up some more equipment, so that I can do... Read more
Warming up Production
So today is a quick update, basically what's happening now is that I will be resin-casting the microscope (http://makezine.com/2014/03/21/resin-casting-going-from-cad-to-engineering-grade-plastic-parts/). This is a fast+precise production method and gives me... Read more
Finalized Design + Early Bird Shipment Delay Due to Print-Quality Issues
So after over 31 iterations plus technically another 11 iterations of the earlier models, I am proud to present the finalized design of the Catalyst Frame Microscope!
1.... Read more
Update: Still need survey responses! + Progress!
So first order of business: Please fill out the Survey responses! There's about seven of those in the early bird group and I need those shipping addresses, because... Read more
UPDATE: The new hot-stuff, production method change, and survey questions
Okay, we got some awesome updates. First off, I want to show you what the microscope looks like now: picture. And I have to admit it looks cooler... Read more
Well, the Kickstarter has wrapped up, but this is when the party is going to get started. There's a lot of work, but I'll be hammering away at it. And... Read more
FUNDING GOAL REACHED, Resolution, and Stretch Goals update
WE DID IT!!!! I was a little hesitant to announce it at first because it'll always fluctuate a little, but it's settled it's going to happen!!!! And it's all Thanks... Read more
How science fiction gets closer to reality, Stretch Goals, and Early Bird Special + Powerup!
Hi everyone! It's been a very exciting week, and I have more good news! In this video, basically I explain how when you combine a microscope, a smartphone, and then... Read more
Filter for microorganisms and Early Bird Special Delivery Date
Okay, so I uploaded a simple video of some seawater that’s unfiltered and filtered. Feel free to click through it, I didn’t edit it too much, so that way you... Read more
New higher power lens with 340 times magnification and very important filters
Good news Everyone! I recently tested a 340x magnification lens successfully and now it’s available as an optional upgrade! Basically the microscopes can have either:
1. The more macro-orientated lens... Read more
Outlook and updated production plan with included budget!
So yeah, we hit a little quiet milestone today. We passed the 20% mark, which means statistically we have a 80% chance of reaching our funding goal. But... Read more
Hi everyone, I have some great news! First off, some backers have been asking for additional information and photos, and I just finished putting most of that up; there will... Read more